Sunday, March 15, 2009

50 Ways to Bless Others

Ever think your life is unremarkable? It is not always the big things that create the largest impact in our lives, and the lives of others. Here are 50 ways to bless someone else. In the process of blessing others, you'll find that you are blessed as well. Choose one to do today and start on the path to a remarkable life!

  1. Pay for the meal of the car behind you at the fast food drive through
  2. Volunteer to read to children at your local library
  3. Bring a family meal to a sick friend
  4. Serve the family! (and if you can stay for clean up, that's a plus!)
  5. Leave an extra large tip for a waiter or waitress
  6. Mow your neighbor's yard
  7. Or shovel it, depending on the season!
  8. Bring some goodies to share at work
  9. Send a thank you note to your child's teacher
  10. Drive an elderly or handicapped person to the gorcery store.
  11. Leave a bouquet of flowers on someone's doorstep
  12. Pay for a soldier's mealPick up litter
  13. Offer to help a parent load their groceries in their car while they load up their kids
  14. Offer a genuine compliment to a stranger
  15. Give up your seat for someone
  16. Give up that great parking space!
  17. Clean up the dishes in the breakroom at work
  18. Give your pizza delivery guy a gas card with his tip
  19. Host a kids movie night and give the parents some much needed time slone together
  20. Send a thank you note to your local police office
  21. Leave your magazines at a doctor's office once you've read them
  22. Cut out a comic strip or article of interest for a friend
  23. Visit your local animal shelter and offer to walk some of the dogs
  24. Hold the door open or someone
  25. Smile and thank a cashier
  26. Pay for someone's toll
  27. Donate your gently used professional clothes to an orgaization that helps people get back into the workforce
  28. Listen to someone who is going through a tough time
  29. Give an inspiring book to a friend in need
  30. Share your umbrella with someone who doesn't have one
  31. Leave enough change in the vending machine for the next person to get a snack
  32. Maintain waterbowls and birdeed for migrating birds
  33. Surprise your spouse with breakfast in bed
  34. Write a note to a family member telling them why they are special
  35. Have a food or clothing drive for a local shelter
  36. Donate blood
  37. Print an inspiring story and post it on your work bulletin board
  38. Buy books for a day care center
  39. Donate art supplies you no loner use to a classroom
  40. Volunteer at a senior center
  41. Fill your spouse's car with fuel
  42. Donate your cut hair to Locks of Love
  43. Cut coupons and leave them by the items at the store
  44. Leave comments on a blog page you like
  45. Drop off a toy or game at the hospital
  46. Give your friends photos you have taken that include them
  47. Invite someone who lives alone over for dinner
  48. Put a quarter in an expired parking meter
  49. Tell someone special in your life that you love them.
  50. Give your significant other foot rub, with no strings attached

8 comments:

  1. I was very happy to find this wonderful list. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. The coupon thing has happened to me in the coffee aisle. 'Save a dollar on Folger's Coffee'!

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  3. Thank you for the wonderful ideas! I am a mom to three boys ages three and under, work full time and a student- I often feel completly devoid of ideas or the energy they may require to serve others although the desire to weighs heavily on my heart...these simple and beautiful ideas will help me tremendously :)

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  4. I enjoyed your list very much. Thanks!!

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  5. wow it feels great to bless others. i wish id thought of these myself and had done it in the past when I heard of the idea on WMUZ I wanted to do it this is a wonderful thing to do to bless others and put a smile on someones face not to mention but jesus said when you do it to the least you do it to Him. It feels greeat to bless and I feel that Im worth something now I NOW KNOW iM HERE to BLESS OTHERS AND LEAD THEM TO JESUS.

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  6. BLESS SOMEONE TODAY By BERNARD LEVINE

    Bless someone today with words of kindness

    Do something nice for a friend

    Sow seeds of encouragement

    into a stranger's heart

    Tell your loved ones you greatly adore them

    Make someone's day precious and beautiful

    Give God praise for His greatness

    Strengthen your companion with fruits of joy

    Add faith to your neighbour's life

    Bless someone today

    and remember - Jesus loves you.

    © Bernard Levine

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  7. Thank you for this list.I often wonder how I can be a blessing.

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